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Gin

Whether you like it in a punch, cocktail or tonic, the spirit has a broad variety of uses. Explore the juniper-based liquor with our vast selection of drink recipes.

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It's 2020, we're locked down at home: pls tell me, how do you make *your* negroni??

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by damiano 26 days ago

So... It's been a long time since this board has discussed a negroni. I'm relatively new to a negroni, but as it's 2020 and as we're all at home watching netflix, I've been noticing that around 1/3...

What Martini Glass do you use?

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by seefoo 28 days ago

This lockdown has me bored enough to seek improvement to my martini-game. Difficult shopping for glassware off the internet. I KNOW I want smaller vessels. I just dislike the giant glass all the ...

Lonespur Texas Gin?

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by curseofleisure 6 years ago

Saw this at Spec's today and can't really find any information about it on the web. Anyone tired it? Thoughts?

Expensive Gin - is it really worth it (to my pallet) ?

CHSeifert
by CHSeifert 5 months ago

So I have been buying A LOT of gin over the last year and a half. I think I counted the number of different gin’s I have bought and came close to 45. I’m a strong believer in quality and re...

What cocktail/drink is this?

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by erling 3 months ago

I drank this for my holiday last year and just now i remember how good it was. Looks like a blue lagook but i’m not sure. Any tips?

Store-bought egg whites?

Alcachofa
by Alcachofa 1 year ago

Hi. I'm posting this here, as I will be using the egg whites to make drinks. I'm wondering if anyone has ever used the egg whites you can find in a supermarket to make cocktails which require egg w...

Opinions about Albuquerque Distilleries

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by katiep15 8 months ago

Calling all distillery and spirits lovers in the area! Have 5 minutes to share your opinions and perceptions of distilleries in the area? I'm conducting a survey as part of a grad school marketing ...

Mombassa Club Gin?

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by zackly 9 months ago

A friend who lives in Italy part time was telling me about Mombassa Club Gin. It is all the rage over there. Claims it makes great gin and tonics. He said they charge 70 Euros for a 750 ml bottle. ...

Martini pairings and garnishes

tim irvine
by tim irvine 3 years ago

We recently had a bottle of Botanist and used our usual Dolin dry. The result was a little too soft, almost not a martini but my, what an amazing gin. Using a twist instead of an olive (bottled i...

The Duke @ Bar La Grassa-A modified Pimms Cup cocktail

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by benjaminthom 2 years ago

Anyone else had a chance to imbibe on "The Duke" @ Bar La Grassa in Minneapolis. I can't get over how refreshing it is and the "tomato olives" that they use as the garnish. So imagine, a fine tun...

Why do so many people hate Gin?

YAYME
by YAYME 9 years ago

As a former Gin hater, I can understand it's bad rap. People say it tastes like christmas tree. I counter that you really haven't enjoyed it. I started enjoying it when I sniffed it like a fine win...

Sloe Gin and Creme de Violette...

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by Jennifer Luxmoore 10 years ago

No, not together! 2 separate questions... I just tried Sloe Gin the other night and loved it, though it seems hard to find. What else can you do with it besides Sloe Gin Fizz? Also purchas...

Submitted for your approval my newest cocktail: Goblin Milk

YAYME
by YAYME 1 year ago

'goblin' milk cocktail 1 jigger of Ransom's old tom Gin 1/2 jigger green chartreuse or pine bud liquuer 1 jigger honey/cinnamon syrup 2 jiggers milk 1 mint sprig for garnishing 1 drop green...

REVISED Goblin milk cocktail

YAYME
by YAYME 1 year ago

I was inspired by David Lebowitz's green chartreuse ice cream. Knowing that dairy and green chartreuse go oddly well together. I explored further from there. The honey syrup added sweetness, Ransom...

Boozy Sangria, as it's made in Spain (or perhaps used to be?)

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by jojojovich 1 year ago

I went to college in Toledo, Spain for a while. One night we went out, and decided, foolishly, to try the sangria at each bar in town. We didn't get far, it being the boozy delight it is (or used t...

What is "it" in "gin and it"?

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by Marsha 13 years ago

I have often read in my British detective novels that people would order "gin and it" and I have never been able to find out what the "it" is. Vermouth? Tonic? Bitters? Does anyone have a defin...

Gin: Bombay Sapphire, Tanqueray and Beefeater?

Faune
by Faune 12 years ago

I would appreciate it if someone could give me recommendations*, contrasts and comparisons (e.g. tasting notes) regarding Bombay Sapphire (which I have tried and enjoyed), Tanqueray and Beefeater. ...

A bad idea for a martini

tim irvine
by tim irvine 2 years ago

At one of my favorite restaurants the other night and ordered a martini, specifying Bluecoat and Dolin, 3:1, one olive but not dirty. They were out of Dolin dry and subbed Dolin blanc. Yuck. Tas...

Home Bar Basics

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by Snackmeister 2 years ago

I've been wanting to start building my own collection of alcohols for my home bar, at this point I have a solid rum that I like but I don't know much about gin, whisk(e)y, or vodka or any other dri...

Colour of my Concoction

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by cedric2812 2 years ago

Dear all, I am gonna do a concoction ceremony for my company’s event. Prior to the event I need to know the colour of my concocted drink. This is because every person attending the dinner will be s...